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Michael G. Considine

Partner

Main Biography

Michael G. Considine is a Partner in the Litigation group and co-head of the Government Enforcement and Internal Investigations Practice. Mr. Considine represents clients in complex federal criminal investigations and regulatory probes, and in civil matters related to such inquiries. His representation of corporate clients has entailed numerous engagements, including conducting sensitive internal investigations. These matters arise in varied arenas, including financial services, antitrust, the FCPA, tax, banking and healthcare.  Additionally, Mr. Considine frequently represents senior executives in government probes.

During the Enron probe, the DOJ selected Mr. Considine to be a federal monitor of an international bank for a three-year period. In this capacity, he monitored the implementation of agreements reached among the bank, the DOJ, and other domestic and foreign government regulatory entities. Later, he worked on a federal monitorship of a healthcare entity.

In July 2008, Mr. Considine was nominated by President George W. Bush to be the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Considine was a supervisory federal prosecutor, serving as the Deputy Chief of the Long Island offices of the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York. As a prosecutor, Mr. Considine supervised and conducted numerous criminal investigations and trials.

Mr. Considine served as a law clerk to the Honorable Shirley W. Kram in the S.D.N.Y in 1985-86.

Mr. Considine was nominated by his peers for inclusion as one of the world’s leading Business Crime Defense Lawyers for 2013 in Who’s Who Legal. Mr. Considine was also chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, White Collar Criminal Defense, 2010-2017, and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer, 2006-2017.

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
  • B.A., Boston College, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit